Monthly Archives: August 2016

Week of September 4, 2016

In light of recent incidents of violence and racial tension in communities across the United States, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Kurtz, has invited all dioceses across the country to unite in a Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities. The Day of Prayer for Peace in Our […]

Week of August 28, 2016

A Revolution of Tenderness:  A 2016 Election Pope Francis Values Guide Introduction The Gospel tells us constantly to risk a face-to-face encounter with others, with their physical presence which challenges us, with their pain and their pleas, with their joy which infects us in our close and continuous interaction.  True faith in the incarnate Son […]

Week of August 21, 2016

Recently the bishops of Missouri issued the following statement regarding a bill that would allow Missouri citizens to conceal and carry without a permit or training. Statement of the Missouri Catholic Conference In Opposition to SB 656 (Concealed Carry without a Permit) We, the Catholic Bishops of Missouri, urge the Missouri General Assembly to sustain […]

Week of August 14, 2016

I received a letter from the Missionary Society of St. Columban this past week that I want to share with you. Dear Fr. Clary, Thank you for the warm welcome your parishioners gave Fr. Tom Cusack who was at your parish to speak on the Columban missions as part of the 2016 Missionary Cooperation Plan.  […]

Week of August 7, 2016

The statement below was quoted in a recent Missouri Catholic Conference Newsletter.  The title was:  Who said these words? “I have saved this one opportunity to speak briefly to you about this mindless menace of violence in America which again stains our land and every one of our lives. It is not the concern of […]